Created to top a fountain in 1924 as a memorial to former Indiana Congressman Ralph Hill (1827-1899), Pioneer Family has had an interesting history.
Pioneer Family was included as the topper of the second fountain to be installed at the corner of Virginia Avenue, Prospect Street, and Shelby Street, marking the center of the Fountain Square neighborhood. The first fountain, incorporating the Lady Spray sculpture and known as the “Subscription Fountain” because the local merchants had chipped
Shelby St and Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN, 46203
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